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Manchester Evening News
Coronation Street faces Ofcom investigation over “racist” commentRoots: The Saga of an American Family, about an African captured as a teenager
Coronation Street faces Ofcom investigation over “racist” comment
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
Roots: The Saga of an American Family, about an African captured as a teenager and sold into slavery in the US. Author Alex Haley claimed Kinte was a real Gambian ancestor of his and the novel was also developed into a successful 1970s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claimsRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claims
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. The comments, which led Coronation... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claimsRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claims
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. The comments, which led Coronation... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claimsRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claims
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. The comments, which led Coronation... Read more
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The News and Star
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claimsRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street facing Ofcom probe after 'roots' comment sparks racism claims
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. The comments, which led Coronation... Read more
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The Current
Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom – The Currentin 1885. It has remained a controversial volume, as have works like: “The Autob
Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom – The Current
The Current / Posted 4 days ago
in 1885. It has remained a controversial volume, as have works like: “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” by Malcolm X and Alex Haley, 1965; “Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger, 1951, or “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,” by Dee Brown, 1970.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Coast Guard partners with ECSU to increase service diversityJudge and Lt. j.g. Philip Dodson, a helicopter pilot at the air station, accord
Coast Guard partners with ECSU to increase service diversity
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 10 days ago
Judge and Lt. j.g. Philip Dodson, a helicopter pilot at the air station, according to a Coast Guard release. Author Alex Haley, best known for "Roots," attended ECSU and later joined the Coast Guard. He retired from the service in 1959. Two... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Judge Jones at 90July, his life’s accomplishments earned him the same honor as Jackie Robinson,
Judge Jones at 90
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
July, his life’s accomplishments earned him the same honor as Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King Jr., Oprah Winfrey and Alex Haley when he was presented the Spingarn Medal by the national NAACP. Those life moments will come back home to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Judge Nathaniel R. Jones to be honored Oct. 5 in downtown YoungstownJuly, his life’s accomplishments earned him the same honor as Jackie Robinson,
Judge Nathaniel R. Jones to be honored Oct. 5 in downtown Youngstown
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
July, his life’s accomplishments earned him the same honor as Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King Jr., Oprah Winfrey and Alex Haley when he was presented the Spingarn Medal by the national NAACP. Those life moments will come back home to... Read more
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Bolton News
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remarkRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remark
Bolton News / Posted 29 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. Viewers complained about the comment on... Read more
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Bolton News
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remarkRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remark
Bolton News / Posted 29 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. Viewers complained about the comment on... Read more
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birminghammail
Coronation Street says sorry over 'racist' rowwhile Eva is played by Catherine Tyldesley. Kunta Kinte was a character who fe
Coronation Street says sorry over 'racist' row
birminghammail / Posted 29 days ago
while Eva is played by Catherine Tyldesley. Kunta Kinte was a character who featured in the novel Roots, by US author Alex Haley. The scene featured actresses Sue Nicholls and Catherine Tyldesley. Brummie author Fiona Joseph tweeted: “I love... Read more
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International Business Times
Coronation Street racism row: Soap bosses apologise after Twitter erupts over slavery referencewho found the phrase offensive. Kunta Kinte is a character in the novel Roots:
Coronation Street racism row: Soap bosses apologise after Twitter erupts over slavery reference
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
who found the phrase offensive. Kunta Kinte is a character in the novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family by author Alex Haley. According to Haley, Kunta Kinte was based on one of his ancestors: a Gambian man who was born in 1750 and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remarkRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remark
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. Viewers complained about the comment on... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remarkRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remark
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. Viewers complained about the comment on... Read more
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The News and Star
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remarkRoots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseri
Coronation Street sorry over 'more roots than Kunta Kinte' remark
The News and Star / Posted 29 days ago
Roots: The Saga Of An American Family, which was adapted into a hit TV miniseries. Based on a real-life ancestor of author Alex Haley, it tells the story of a young man taken from Gambia and sold as a slave. Viewers complained about the comment on... Read more
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Al.com
How an Alabama author's debut novel landed her on 'The Daily Show'Achievement signed by actor Levar Burton." That certificate of achievement spa
How an Alabama author's debut novel landed her on 'The Daily Show'
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
Achievement signed by actor Levar Burton." That certificate of achievement spawned a writer that is now being compared to Alex Haley, author of the preeminent novel on slavery, "Roots." "Growing up, one of the things I found most difficult was... Read more
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The Columbian
New on DVD: Some unlikely duos go up against the bad guys“The Wonder Years: The Complete Series”: Includes all 115 episodes. • “Roots”:
New on DVD: Some unlikely duos go up against the bad guys
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
“The Wonder Years: The Complete Series”: Includes all 115 episodes. • “Roots”: Cable channel miniseries based on the Alex Haley book. • “DC Hero Girls: Hero of the Year”: Animated series about young super heroes. • “Dark Horse”: Barmaid... Read more
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Philly.com
What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding?of Frederick Douglass; Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary by Juan Willia
What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding?
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
of Frederick Douglass; Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary by Juan Williams; and The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley. King particularly became a hero of mine. Here was a man who laid down his life for his friends, the... Read more

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